Def argument communities

Def argument communities - community by generating a sense...

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Casey Kinner Anthony W. Rintala English 104 September 9, 2007 Anorexia: No Longer Just an Eating Disorder Anorexia and bulimia are eating disorders that we are all vaguely familiar with. They are mental diseases that affect how an individual views themselves, starting first with their physical bodies but going much deeper into the emotional and mental health. Instead of seeking help, many have turned their disease into an ideology and lifestyle. They have started websites with blogs and message boards that allow members to voice their feelings. While, this may sound like something positive and helpful, it can have dangerous consequences. The websites, instead of providing help overcoming the disease, encourage and support each other as if they were living nothing more than an alternative lifestyle. The members of pro-ana websites have create for themselves a
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Unformatted text preview: community by generating a sense of stability, a place that serves their own needs, and a place that accepts them for who they are. Friendship: Click Accept or Deny Technology has had a tremendous impact on the modern world. We can buy a car, shop for clothes, read our mail, listen to music, watch movies ,and study for classes all over the Internet. The Internet has also provided social networks. Myspace, Facebook , and Friendster , along with a variety of dating sites, attract thousands of members daily. Being a member of these online social networks has nearly become a social requirement for many of todays young people. These on-line social networks have provided its members with a sense of stability, a place that serves their own needs, and a place that accepts them for who they are....
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